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How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
A conversation with corporate thought leaders about the growing awareness of the need for a vigorous supply-chain risk-management effort, and how they're working to achieve... »

Continental Tires of Paper; Embraces EDI to Link Up With Suppliers Continental Tires of Paper; Embraces EDI to Link Up With Suppliers
Ten years ago, Continental Tire realized that manual, paper-based communications with suppliers weren't getting the job done with efficiency and accuracy. So it turned to an... »

Controlling Carrier Spend: Blount Takes Chainsaw to Its Logistics Costs Controlling Carrier Spend: Blount Takes Chainsaw to Its Logistics Costs
Blount International, a maker of farm, forestry and gardening equipment, needed to get a handle on its global logistics spend. A performance-management tool from Trax... »

Videos
How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be... »

How NetApp Prepares for Supply-Chain Disruptions How NetApp Prepares for Supply-Chain Disruptions
Lee Wolfe, director of risk management with Net App, talks about how the dominant provider of storage technology works with suppliers to address potential disruptions in the... »

EMC2 Ensures Business Continuity Through Risk Management EMC2 Ensures Business Continuity Through Risk Management
Matt Mills, senior program manager for global supply chain with EMC2, reveals how his company has developed an effective program for managing risk. [Run Time (Min.): 11:24]

Podcasts
How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks? When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks?
The age of the driverless commercial truck is coming. It's just a question of when.

Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming... »

  News
Symphony EYC Teams With The Partnering Group on Joint Business Planning Symphony EYC Teams With The Partnering Group on Joint Business Planning
Symphony EYC, a provider of software and services for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers, has joined with The Partnering Group, a global consultancy serving retail and... »

Grimaldi Group Launches Intermodal Link With Venice, Lübeck
Grimaldi Group has signed an agreement with the Venice Port Authority and Lübeck Port Authority for creation of an intermodal connection via the ports of Venice and Lübeck,... »

Carmichael International Adds Customs Brokerage in Charlotte Carmichael International Adds Customs Brokerage in Charlotte
Carmichael International Service, a provider of customs brokerage and trade-compliance services, has launched a new operation in Charlotte, N.C.

White Papers
Leveraging Lean Six Sigma Tools in LMS Implementations
Implementing a Labor Management System (LMS) is an important step toward improving labor productivity and reducing costs. However, leveraging Lean Six Sigma tools during an... »

Don't Let the Cost of Doing Nothing Fool You
Obsolete warehouse hardware and software cannot keep up with increasingly complex fulfillment requirements, especially for multi-channel retailers. Before these systems fail,... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy
Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better.

After Brexit: How European Supply Chains Will Be Transformed
It's been more than two months since the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union, but the shock waves aren't close to subsiding - especially with regard to... »

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